Game Spotlight: African Zonals 3

The most notable result for Kenyan chess at the Zone 4.2 Chess Championship happened in round 5.  For only the second time, a Kenyan player defeated a grandmaster.  Egyptian GM El Gindy fell to Mehul Gohil’s pressing attack in an unusual, unbalanced game:

It’s worth mentioning the time situation here.  At the end of the game, Mehul had a bit more than 6 minutes left on the clock, compared to 53 minutes for GM El Gindy.  If you’re going to play well against a higher ranked player, using all your time is very important to give you the best chance possible.

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